Sheryl Lee Ralph

Ralph in 2016, photo by Joe Seer/

Place of Birth: Waterbury, Connecticut, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 30, 1956

Ethnicity: African-American and African-Jamaican [including Cameroonian]

Sheryl Lee Ralph is an American actress, singer, author, and activist. She has also been credited as Sheryl L. Ralph.

Sheryl is the daughter of Ivy (Lewis) and Stanley Ralph. Her father was African-American and her mother was Afro-Jamaican. Some of Sheryl’s roots can be traced back to the Tikar People of Cameroon.

Sheryl is married to Vincent Hughes, a Pennsylvania State Senator. She has two children with her former husband Eric Maurice.


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